Pre-ConferenceArrive early to take advantage of the PAE Pre-Conference workshops. Each pre-con is included with a PAE registration. Admission is open to non-conference attendees for $25.

Conference attendees: Select preferred Pre-Conference when you Register.
Non-conference attendees: Register for Pre-Conferences here.


Dance Forum SOUTH
Monday, September 25, Noon to 4:30 pm
Dance/USA is excited to collaborate with South Arts in 2017 to bring Dance Forum SOUTH to PAE in Atlanta. Building off of Dance/USA’s Dance Forum at APAP and Dance Forum WEST, Dance Forum SOUTH will bring together a wide variety of individuals working in the dance industry to network and discuss partnership and performance opportunities. This pre-conference session will be interactive and feature a combination of large and small group conversations. Multi-disciplinary presenters are welcome and encouraged to attend. Coffee and tea will be provided!

Presenting 101
Monday, September 25, Noon to 4:30 pm
Get a comprehensive overview of the essential components of the presenter’s work: curatorial vision, programming, negotiation, logistics, marketing and more. You’ll learn from two experienced peers in the field during this workshop. Get a concentrated dose of crucial knowledge!

Touring Artists – Arts In Motion: Connecting Your Work with New Communities
Monday, September 25, Noon to 4:30 pm
Have you ever considered taking your art on the road? Touring is not one-size-fits-all! Arts in Motion is an introductory workshop exploring different models of touring and community engagement. Participants will have an opportunity to exchange with a diverse group of artists and arts presenters from across the country, representing different models of touring, experiences, and communities. Learn what to consider if you want to take your art on the road including connecting to community, creating a touring budget, and what resources are out there to help you get started!